Tin-ash

tin ash

noun Chemistry.
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stannic oxide

noun Chemistry.
a white, amorphous, water-insoluble powder, SnO 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramic glazes and glass, and of polishing powders for metal, glass, and marble.
Also called tin ash.


Origin:
1840–50

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